"New Pakistan" has been Khan's catchphrase since he re-entered politics, promising to change the status quo. His new interior minister Ijaz Shah is a retired brigadier and ex-spy chief whom slain former PM Benazir Bhutto regarded as a deadly enemy.
The demand to reopen roads came a day after rally leaders suspended talks with the 10-member military council.
The protest leaders had planned to name members of a civilian body to take over from the ruling military council which took power on April 11 after ousting veteran leader Omar al Bashir.
The group leading protests against deposed president Omar al Bashir is calling for the transitional military council, which has taken power, to be disbanded and replaced by an interim civilian ruling council.
Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer said the defeated candidate would challenge the "sham" result as he pledged to do so, after losing against the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s new president will have his hands full with nearly 13 million Congolese going hungry, numerous active militias in the eastern region and the world’s second deadliest Ebola outbreak.
If the US genuinely wants to 'reset' relations with Pakistan, it would actively engage with Pakistan's civilian leaders, which is not happening.
Street power is often used as a tool to pressure Pakistani governments to the extent that the state often loses the ability to protect its citizens.
The confirmation came after authorities were unable to account for 110 of the 906 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Nigeria's information ministry said.
Noriega ruled the country from 1983 to 1989. He was serving a sentence for murder when he died. He was at one point a CIA spy whom the US eventually turned on as his drug running and abuses of power soured the relationship.
The US State Department has issued its annual Trafficking in Persons Report. Presented by Secretary of State John Kerry, the report downgraded Myanmar while upgrading Thailand.
Taliban claims responsibility for killing Pakistani blogger and human rights activist in Karachi
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